PlastChem joins Vinyl AllianceProducer of high quality granules for vinyl records

In the long and complex record value chain PlastChem operates at the beginning. The dutch company produces high quality granules that pressing plants worldwide use for pressing vinyl records. They have been in the market for over 15 years and…

Supersense joins Vinyl AllianceAnalog concept store and Phonocut inventors

We are excited to welcome Supersense to our alliance. This analog concept store and manufactory is located in the heart of Vienna. It is a unique place for researching, celebrating and connecting people who pursue the art of analog in…

Vinyl Alliance welcomes its newest memberVMP, the largest subscription vinyl club in the world

Since its founding in 2013, VMP has grown to become the largest subscription vinyl club in the world and a leader in the D2C physical music space. In 2020 alone, VMP shipped over half a million units to 45+ countries…

Vinyl Alliance appoints new General ManagerIndustry veteran Bill Poteet takes over

One year ago key players in the vinyl record business met in Vienna, Austria. In the very house where Mozart lived and composed, label representative, pressing plant owners and hardware manufacturers discussed the state of the industry.  It did not…

In Memoriam Per WindfeldLegendary Ortofon Chief Engineer passed away

Ortofon’s former engineer Per Windfeld passed away last December. He falls into the category of true HiFi visionaries and contributed massively in developing innovative cartridges such as the famous MC 20, the MC Super Series, Kontrapunkt MC Series, MC Jubilee,…

Vinyl just had its best sales week ever1.842 million LPs were sold in the US in one week

Billboard reports new record numbers for LPs in the US. Here are the highlights: 1.842 million vinyl records were sold in the US in the week leading up to christmas according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. This is the largest week…

Impact of COVID-19 on the Vinyl Record IndustryStrong commitment despite severe problems

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is severe and hits the vinyl industry hard with a decreasing demand, closed stores, limited production, and transport bans. However, a quick survey amongst Vinyl Alliance members shows the commitment and resilience of…